The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 95 123 105
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -18
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 24 1 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.49% 0.058% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 0.072% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 22 1 20
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £32,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £42,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +9.67%
Performance Testing
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1397 1388 1416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.45% 79.91% 79.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1079 1035 1094
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Cheshire region.

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Cheshire

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Performance Testing
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 9 £33,000 - 1
Chester - 5 £45,000 -
Performance Testing
North West

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing.

1 37 (84.09%) SQL
2 34 (77.27%) Test Scripting
3 27 (61.36%) QA
4 26 (59.09%) ISEB
5 25 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (52.27%) Windows
7 20 (45.45%) Software Testing
7 20 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (43.18%) Release Management
9 16 (36.36%) Finance
10 14 (31.82%) QuickTest Pro
10 14 (31.82%) MSTest
10 14 (31.82%) HP Quality Center
11 13 (29.55%) .NET
12 12 (27.27%) Manual Testing
13 10 (22.73%) Java
13 10 (22.73%) Test Planning
14 9 (20.45%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (18.18%) Line Management
15 8 (18.18%) ISTQB
16 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
16 7 (15.91%) HTTP
16 7 (15.91%) Mentoring
17 6 (13.64%) Waterfall
17 6 (13.64%) System Testing
17 6 (13.64%) Integration Testing
17 6 (13.64%) LoadRunner
17 6 (13.64%) HP
17 6 (13.64%) Mainframe
17 6 (13.64%) J2EE

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (31.82%) MSTest
2 14 (31.82%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (13.64%) LoadRunner
4 4 (9.09%) JMeter
4 4 (9.09%) Selenium
4 4 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 4 (9.09%) JUnit
5 2 (4.55%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (61.36%) Analyst
1 27 (61.36%) Test Analyst
2 15 (34.09%) Tester
3 14 (31.82%) QA Tester
4 12 (27.27%) Software Tester
5 11 (25.00%) Consultant
6 10 (22.73%) Test Consultant
6 10 (22.73%) Software Consultant
6 10 (22.73%) QA Consultant
7 6 (13.64%) Test Engineer
8 5 (11.36%) Test Manager
8 5 (11.36%) Performance Manager
8 5 (11.36%) Performance Test Manager
9 4 (9.09%) Test Leader
10 3 (6.82%) QA Leader
11 2 (4.55%) Performance Test Leader
11 2 (4.55%) Manual Test Analyst
11 2 (4.55%) QA Analyst
11 2 (4.55%) Manual Tester
11 2 (4.55%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) .NET
2 6 (13.64%) J2EE
2 6 (13.64%) ODBC
2 6 (13.64%) HTML
3 1 (2.27%) jQuery
3 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.27%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.27%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (52.27%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (77.27%) Test Scripting
2 25 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (45.45%) Software Testing
4 19 (43.18%) Release Management
5 12 (27.27%) Manual Testing
6 10 (22.73%) Test Planning
7 9 (20.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (18.18%) Line Management
9 7 (15.91%) Mentoring
10 6 (13.64%) Waterfall
10 6 (13.64%) Integration Testing
10 6 (13.64%) System Testing
10 6 (13.64%) Regression Testing
11 5 (11.36%) Stress Testing
12 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
13 3 (6.82%) Validation
14 2 (4.55%) Kanban
14 2 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
14 2 (4.55%) User Stories
15 1 (2.27%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (84.09%) SQL
2 10 (22.73%) Java
3 6 (13.64%) C
3 6 (13.64%) VB
3 6 (13.64%) C++
4 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.09%) Python
5 4 (9.09%) Ruby
5 4 (9.09%) Groovy
6 1 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (59.09%) ISEB
2 8 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (61.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (31.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle
1 6 (13.64%) HP
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) Teradata
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago